VR Galaxy Lounge, a virtual reality gaming arena, celebrates one year in Tampa

players stand inside separate bays playing VR games.
Inside VR Galaxy Lounge in Tampa

The VR Galaxy Lounge is the arcade of the future. This business is an all Virtual Reality entertainment center in the Shoppes of Amberly next to Peabody’s. Guests can enjoy the VR simulator with over 100 experiences, VR booths with over 80 games and experiences including Virtual Escape Rooms and a VR Arena for wireless game play like laser tag. There’s one escape room experience with an Alice in Wonderland theme that almost no one has been able to figure out. Whether you’re an experienced gamer, or a novice looking to have some fun, there’s a game for you at VR Galaxy Lounge.

This new Tampa staple celebrates its 1 year anniversary on April 20. To celebrate they will have multiple specials running from April 20-23! These specials include:


  • $4.20 simulator rides per person (their original simulator)
  • $42.00 one hour VR Booth rental per person (booking in advance recommended, walk-ins welcome but subject to availability)
  • $42.00 per person for our virtual escape rooms (booking in advance required, can accomodate up to 6 players)

Come in during their multi day celebration and purchase a VR experience (simulator, booth or our arena) and get a raffle ticket to enter for a chance to win a $100 gift card to be used for future purchases. Free merchandise will also be given out each day.

VR Galaxy lounge is home to some of the greatest escape room experiences in the city. That’s right, virtual escape rooms that can bring some of your favorite pop culture icons and setting to vibrant life. These gaming experiences are highly accessible, and okay for senior visitors. Guests can choose the intensity level of the virtual reality experience they’re signing up for. For Larry, Tony and Joe, the three owners the VR Galaxy Lounge, gaming is a lifelong passion. Their virtual adventures began with Atari, matured to SNES and N64 and continued on. Joe’s love of gaming with grown during his time as a manager at a Gamestop. This futuristic VR gaming lounge is a proverbial dream come true.

A purple lit room with a two-seat virtual reality simulator set against the wall. Different booths are set up for individual gamers.

Experience the immersive VR Galaxy Lounge

You can battle zombies, scale buildings, visit Wonderland, play on with beat sabers, and so much more. This is a quarter-free gaming experience where the world is at your fingertips and the only limit is your imagination. You can definitely sign us up for virtual laser tag.


Arvi Arena is a dynamic and immersive multiplayer shooter with sci-fi elements. The rich variety of maps and weapons will excite every fan of action games. Prove yourself as a fearless gladiator of the modern world. Gather in teams and recall all the game tactics you know to conquer your enemies within VR. Use teleport features and explore the area to get bonus items. Only the most skilled players will make it through the game and get a victory. You can be one of them. Become the last survivor in the futuristic virtual battle.

A collection of gamers stand in individual VR booths and game under purple lights.

Enter the expansive VR arena in Tampa

Take part in the maelstrom of events and put yourself in Alice’s shoes! Plunge into a world of real magic! You have to uncover the secrets of the Queen of Hearts, who has cast a spell on Wonderland’s time. Drink a shrinking potion and follow the White Rabbit through the twisted mazes of the world behind the looking-glass, where everything is turned upside down.

Help the Hatter, who stuck in time to sort out the mess at the mad tea party. The Cheshire Cat will guide you through the enchanted thicket of Dark Forest. Save the fairies who know the secret of the evil queen by using the tips of the wise Caterpillar. Find a way to sneak past the card guards into the castle filled with tricky traps to defeat the Queen of Hearts, lift the spell from the main clock tower and save the Wonderland.

Have you ever wanted to try yourself at archery? Have you ever dreamt of becoming a hero of the Middle Ages? In Archer, you are to fight hordes of orcs, goblins, and trolls attacking your fortress, and in the end — defeat the main boss! You can either fight off alone like a true hero or call your friends for help and shoot monsters together. Hurry! Grab a bow and defend your castle against uninvited guests.

VR Galaxy Lounge is located at 15355 Amberly Drive. Learn more about the lounge on its website and Facebook page.

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